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Dr YIU, Lisa

Personal Particulars

Dr YIU, Lisa

游莉莎

BS (Stanford), California Professional Clear Teaching Credential -Chemistry (Los Angeles Unified School District), MA (SOAS University of London), PhD (Stanford)

Assistant Professor

Social Contexts and Policies of Education

Tel: (852) 2859 2792

Location: Room 408, Runme Shaw Building

Areas of Expertise:

Educational justice and transformation in multicultural contexts, migration and citizenship, diversity issues, high stakes testing, teaching and teacher education

Areas of Expertise

Teaching areas:

Gender and development, social and philosophical foundations of education, school and society, methodology (qualitative, survey and mixed)

Research interests: 

Educational justice and transformation in multicultural contexts, migration and citizenship, diversity issues, high stakes testing, teaching and teacher education, international comparative education, East Asia (mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan), ethnographic and mixed methods 

Awards

2018-21       Teaching Development Grant from University Grants Committee, “Enhancing pre- service teachers’ emotional knowledge through case-based teaching on diversity challenges in Hong Kong.” (consultant:  Dr Judy Shulman)

2019             Taiwan Ministry of Education, Lesson Plan competition, “Migration, Cultural Diversity, Identity” theme

Publications

Yiu, Lisa. Forthcoming. “Access and Equity for Rural Migrants in Shanghai.” In Rural Education in China’s Social Transition, edited by Peggy Kong, Gerard Postiglione, and Emily Hannum. Oxford:  Routledge Press. 

Yiu, Lisa. 2020. “Educational Injustice in a High-Stakes Testing Context: Migrant and Urban Children’s  Academic Experiences in Shanghai.” Comparative Education Review.  64(3), 498-524.

Yiu, Lisa.  2020. “Migration and Education.”  Routledge Handbook of Chinese Culture and Society. Routledge Press, edited by Kevin Latham.  Oxford: Routledge.

Yiu, Lisa and Yun Luo, Guest Editors. 2017. Special Issue on "China's Rural Education: Chinese migrant children and left-behind children," Chinese Education and Society.  54(4).

Yiu, Lisa.  2017. “Policy as a Context for Quality Teaching in China: Diversity, Teacher Adaptation, and Chinese Migrant Children.” Routledge International Handbook of Teacher Quality and Policy, edited by Motoko Akiba and Gerald LeTendre. Routledge Press

Yiu, Lisa.  2016. “The Dilemma of Care:   A Theory and Praxis of Citizenship-based Care for China’s Rural Migrant Youth.” Harvard Educational Review. 86(2), 261-288.

Yiu, Lisa and Jennifer Adams.  2013. “Reforming Rural Education:  Understanding Teacher Expectations for Rural Youth.”  China Quarterly. 216: 993-1017.

Professional Community Services

Co-Chair (2019-21) for Gender and Education Standing Committee, Comparative and International Education Society

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